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Same sex marriage law passed by wide majority
20. June 2008

Same sex partners will now be able marry as the Norwegian parliament passed a new marriage law on Wednesday. Adoption will be easier and lesbian couples will qualify for state funded fertility treatment. Read more at aftenposten.no

The Feminist Group Ottar will take part in the celebration tonight at the roof of the new opera building in Oslo.

 

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Same sex marriage law passed by wide majority

Same sex partners will now be able marry as the Norwegian parliament passed a new marriage law on Wednesday. Adoption will be easier and lesbian couples will qualify for state funded fertility treatment.

Read more
 
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